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Laura Adamonis

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"Learn from the earth, work with the earth"

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Participant Impact

  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    295
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    4
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    1
    waste audits
    conducted

Laura's Actions

Lifestyle

Travel Smart

If traveling, I will bring my own plastic free items (water bottle, grocery bags, collapsible food containers, utensils, straws, etc.) with me.

Completed
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Watch a Documentary

I will watch a documentary film about waste with family and friends and talk about what we learned.

Completed
One-Time Action

Personal Care

Lather Up

I will replace my soaps, shampoos, and conditioners with either a bar or refillable option.

Completed
One-Time Action

Food

Make My Own

I will try new recipe(s) or food preparation method(s) each day, such as canning, pickling, making yogurt, or baking granola bars or bread.

COMPLETED 10
DAILY ACTIONS

Lifestyle

Homemade Cleaners

I will make 4 of my own cleaning products at home.

Completed
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Complete a Waste Audit

I will conduct a waste audit - including recyclables and compost - to understand how much waste I create and where I can reduce the most.

Completed
One-Time Action

Lifestyle

Reusable Face Coverings

Disposable masks are made of mixed materials and not recyclable. When possible, I will reduce my waste while protecting myself and others by wearing a reusable face covering when in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain.

COMPLETED 11
DAILY ACTIONS

Family

Discover Together

I will spend 15 minutes educating my family on the basics of living a reduced/no-plastic lifestyle.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Lifestyle Watch a Documentary
    Which documentary did you choose to watch? What did you learn?

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    Laura Adamonis 7/27/2020 10:40 AM
    Watching Down to Earth with Zach Efron. I learned about sustainability in Iceland.  
  • Reflection Question
    Lifestyle Reusable Face Coverings
    In what other ways can you use creativity or innovation to reduce your waste while adapting to our current times?

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    Laura Adamonis 7/19/2020 4:37 PM
    Making masks out of old sheets and other material I am not using anymore. 
  • Reflection Question
    Lifestyle Complete a Waste Audit
    What did you learn about the waste you create? Where can you reduce the most?

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    Laura Adamonis 7/19/2020 4:35 PM
    even though there are things we are doing there is still more ways we can reduce waste. 
  • Reflection Question
    Lifestyle Homemade Cleaners
    What did you learn by making your own cleaning products? What is the biggest difference in making vs buying?

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    Laura Adamonis 7/19/2020 4:35 PM
    It was easy to do. I can add my own scents. 
  • Reflection Question
    Family Discover Together
    What concerns you the most about how we are affecting the planet? Consider both local and global actions.

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    Laura Adamonis 7/19/2020 4:34 PM
    What will the future look like. Will there be too much garbage?

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    Laura Adamonis 7/18/2020 7:20 PM
    Every day is a good day to use a reusable cup